Boost Bookings: Learn How to Use VBrochure to Tell Your Hotels Story

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Watch this presentation to learn how VBrochure can help you:

•Tell your hotel’s story on third party travel websites
•Enhance your web marketing with visual stories
•Optimize your website and multi-media for Smartphones and Tablets
•Engage Facebook visitors with visual media and special offers
•Drive more bookings through visual storytelling

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  • rep should be educated on knowing the evidence value prop for each brand so she can cite it during this slide
  • Include everything except hotel proprietary and social media
  • What is VBrochure? Complete On-Line visual merchandising system Three components: Network VScape Software Multi-Media Viewer An easy, effective way to merchandise your hotel online Used by those responsible for e-marketing in: Management companies Individual branded/un-aligned hotels An easy, effective way to merchandise online
  • VBrochure provides the consumer with a more robust and compelling story of your hotel – this helps you engage the consumer more and really provide them with the story that is going to motivate them to want to stay at your hotel… There is a way to help you hotel stand out on thousands of travel websites and the GDSs that consumers and agents use to search, shop and buy hotel accommodations. VBrochure is An online media platform designed to help hotels present their story in the most motivating, exciting and effective way wherever shoppers are looking for hotel rooms online. You have the opportunity to create these mini websites by…..
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  • Engagement is important in the conversion process – turning those researching into people booking your hotel – but all the engagement in the world is worthless if you cannot reach consumers when they are shopping for hotels online. That is why we have built the most extensive media network of travel related websites in the industry AND built display technology to reach those consumers on standard websites, mobile websites, through social media networks and on your own proprietary web domains. Let me show you how you can reach millions of in-market travel shoppers each month with the VBrochure mini website story of your hotel
  • 84% of smartphone users and 69% of tablet users use their devices to research, shop and buy travel online
  • 84% of smartphone users and 69% of tablet users use their devices to research, shop and buy travel online
  • In addition to mobile optimized experiences across the VNetwork we have developed mobile optimized websites that you can use to optimize the mobile experience on your standard website. These are easily configured to run with your existing site and displayed only when a consumer accesses your site from either a smartphone or tablet… They feature a multi-media driven story much like what you would create with the mini-website viewer that is syndicated to travel websites They are booking enabled and integrated with your booking engine Special offers… Integrated map, phone and email And compatible across many different platforms
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  • Boost Bookings: Learn How to Use VBrochure to Tell Your Hotels Story

    1. 1. Boost Bookings:Learn How to Use VBrochureto Tell Your Hotel’s Story March 20, 2013 Watch Watch Recording! Recording!vfmleonardo.com facebook.com/vfmleonardo @vfmleonardo
    2. 2. Darlene Rondeau Vice-President, Best Practices, Online Merchandising VFM Leonardo Inc. @darlenerondeau
    3. 3. Follow:@vfmleonardo Tweets & Questions:#vfmlwebinar
    4. 4. • Tell your hotel’s story on third party travel websites• Enhance your web marketing with visual stories• Optimize your website and multi- media for Smartphones and Tablets• Engage Facebook visitors with visual media and special offers• Drive more bookings through visual storytelling
    5. 5. Cluster Sales Manager@wheatstweetz Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Center
    6. 6. Over 100,000 Hotels and Hundreds of Global Hotel Chains Trust Us for Media Management and Syndication.
    7. 7. reach & engagewith a compelling, visually-driven story“ VBrochure aids in setting us apart, creates a higher level of engagement, and drives increased conversions, bookings and overall revenue. Carolyn Hosna Corporate eCommerce Manager, White Lodging Services Corporation
    8. 8. Your YourStory Story
    9. 9. A digital environment: Get in front of your audiencewhere & when they are making their hotel decision
    10. 10. 84% of travelers find 84% of travelers find travel supplier’s travel supplier’swebsites useful when websites useful whenplanning leisure travel planning leisure travel
    11. 11. 83% of travelers find 83% of travelers findonline travel agencies online travel agenciesuseful when planning useful when planning leisure travel leisure travel
    12. 12. 83% of travelers find 83% of travelers findtravel-focused review travel-focused reviewwebsites useful when websites useful whenplanning leisure travel planning leisure travel
    13. 13. 81% of travelers find 81% of travelers find metasearch sites metasearch sitesuseful when planning useful when planning leisure travel leisure travel
    14. 14. VBrochure is a complete online merchandising system…
    15. 15. “ We experienced a 60% bump in bookings after we went from no video to video. David Attardi AVP eCommerce, BF Saul Management Company
    16. 16. Share InformShow Explore Book
    17. 17. VScapeWeb-based tool to manage media, VBrochure, Facebook,mobile and access reports
    18. 18. Your video doesn’t have to be a Hollywood production…
    19. 19. @wheatstweetzSales Manager Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Center
    20. 20.  All-in-one platform Easy to showcase your hotel 360° tours, videos, photos & descriptions
    21. 21.  Quick, efficient and easy  Showcase your hotel online to millions of travel shoppers Rich in visual media  Engages travel shoppers  Pleasing to the eye VFM Leonardo is always creating new tools to make booking online easier
    22. 22. Media Gallery on higuelph.ca 24
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    24. 24.  Differentiates Holiday Inn Guelph from competitors  Creates a more interactive experience More functional and attractive Facebook page  Virtual tours, special offers Saves time  One stop platform for all photos, videos and content Clients love it!  Better than competitors who send a one page PDF info sheet
    25. 25. #1 corporate booking #1 corporate booking tool in the travel tool in the travel industry industry 89% of corporate 89% of corporatetravelers book their travelers book their hotels online hotels online Orbitz for Business, 2010 Orbitz for Business, 2010
    26. 26. 83% of travelers find 83% of travelers findtravel-focused review travel-focused reviewwebsites useful when websites useful whenplanning leisure travel planning leisure travel Atmosphere Research Group, 2011 Atmosphere Research Group, 2011 31
    27. 27. 82% of travelers find 82% of travelers findgeneral search engines general search engines useful when planning useful when planning leisure travel leisure travel Atmosphere Research Group, 2011 Atmosphere Research Group, 2011
    28. 28. Reach + 3rd Social Mobile Web Party Media Devices MarketingWebsites
    29. 29. • Over 700 YouTube videos are shared on twitter every minute • On Facebook, the top 10 brand pages find that photos and videos drive the most engagement • Videos are shared 12x more than links and text post combined • Photos are liked 2x more than text updates • Instagram is currently on pace to beat the number of users on Facebook in 4 yearsSource: MBooth, http://www.marketingtechblog.com/visual-storytelling/
    30. 30. Shoppers who watch Shoppers who watch videos visit up to videos visit up to twice as often as twice as often as those who don’t. those who don’t. Video viewers also Video viewers alsostay twice as long on stay twice as long on the site. the site. - - Forrester Research Forrester Research 35
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    32. 32. x Easy to Book Easy to Book Increase Website Increase Website Referrals Referrals
    33. 33. x Easy to Shop Easy to Shop SOCIALIncrease Booking through Offers through Increase Bookings Increase Booking through Offers through Increase Bookings Offers Offers
    34. 34. MOBILE
    35. 35. Optimized OptimizedCompatibleCompatible 41
    36. 36. VPowered MobileComplete Mobile Optimized Website Experience for Hotel Properties Let mobile (smartphone and tablet) consumers explore your hotel through visuals Ensure a seamless experience Link to your mobile booking engine Make it easy for travelers to find and contact your hotel Promote your special offers Make real-time updates Experience VPowered Experience VPowered Mobile. Mobile. From a tablet or smartphone, visit: From a tablet or smartphone, visit: www.thegeorgianterrace.com www.thegeorgianterrace.com
    37. 37. Multi-MediaMulti-Media Driven Driven
    38. 38. Links to Mobile Links to MobileBooking EngineBooking Engine
    39. 39. Drive Email Drive Email Recipients Recipientsto Your Story to Your Story
    40. 40. “Impress Potential Impress PotentialClients with Links onClients with Links on Sales Proposals Sales Proposals 46
    41. 41. Return on Investment
    42. 42. We help hotels maximize their VBrochure investment• Customizable VBrochure Packages• Dedicated Customer Success Manager• Smart Start On-boarding Program• Merchandising Resources and Best Practices• BestSTART Professional Services Package
    43. 43. Connect With Us! www.vfmleonardo.com vbrochure@vfmleonardo.com 1.877.593.6634 @vfmleonardo facebook.com/vfmleonardo
    44. 44. Download Free Guide Here! Corporate Travel Storytelling Guide: Getting the Business Traveler to Choose You
    45. 45. To Watch the Full Recording ofthe Webinar Click the Button! Watch Watch Recording! Recording!vfmleonardo.com facebook.com/vfmleonardo @vfmleonardo

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